By Dr Amanda Gummer, Founder and CEO of Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide Going back to school in September, post lockdown, can be unsettling at the best of times – new class, new teacher, often new school, or even the first experience of school. With lockdown and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding us at the…
August 18, 2020
To children, play is just fun. However, while they may not realise it, playtime is as important to their development as food and maths. Play helps children to be creative, learn problem-solving skills and develop a sense of curiosity. Good, hardy play – like running and shouting – is not only fun but helps children…
May 15, 2019
What are the signs to look out for if your child is self-critical and what can you do to help them?
September 3, 2018
Today anxiety is a frequently used word, but what does it actually mean, when does it become a cause for concern and how can you, as a parent, help?
June 7, 2018